We Stand with Pittsburgh

On October 29th, 2018, Ohef Sholom Temple held a service of healing and town hall in wake of the tragic shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We were overwhelmed by the support of our Hampton Roads community who came to stand alongside us in solidarity.

News coverage of the community’s reaction to the attack and of the service and town hall can be found below.


Joyce Fienberg, 75, of Oakland, City of Pittsburgh
Richard Gottfried, 65, of Ross Township
Rose Mallinger, 97, of Squirrel Hill, City of Pittsburgh
Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, of Edgewood Borough
Cecil Rosenthal, 59, of Squirrel Hill, City of Pittsburgh
David Rosenthal, 54, (brother of Cecil), of Squirrel Hill
Bernice Simon, 84, of Wilkinsburg
Sylvan Simon, 86, (husband of Bernice), of Wilkinsburg
Daniel Stein, 71, of Squirrel Hill, City of Pittsburgh
Melvin Wax, 88, of Squirrel Hill, City of Pittsburgh
Irving Younger, 69, of Mt. Washington, City of Pittsburgh

What Love Looks like

In a society where violent, heinous acts of hatred unfortunately infiltrate our lives, we would like to highlight what love looks like. 
With deepest gratitude to our community of friends and neighbors for all of your love, compassion and support…


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Gratitude from Ghent United
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